1.1 Explain the purpose and benefits of continuously improving your own performance in your work environment.
The purpose of continuously improving my own performance at work is to achieve personal goals which increase self-motivation and could lead to possible promotion which would in turn increase income, status and again self-motivation. It is a constant cycle to push your career is high as it can possibly go.
1.2 Explain the purpose and value of encouraging and accepting feedback from others.
The benefits of encouraging and accepting feedback is to help me improve and become more efficient as worker, this then gives me more confidence in my job role. I learn a great deal from the feedback of others, you learn by making mistakes and correcting them and the more feedback you get the more you learn.
1.3 Describe ways of evaluating your own work.
I will look at the areas where improvements are needed and not the areas in which I am already strong. I will speak to more experienced people normally my line manager regarding this and take advice. I also know how long a certain piece of work should take and if it is taking longer then I know there is some improvement needed develop a personal development plan to improve own work performance. I will also review progress against my PDP and make changes to greater challenge me at work which encourages further learning.
1.4 Explain the purpose and benefits of trying out possible improvements to your own work.
Every task and project has to be completed with the most suitable method. The most important thing is the standard of the work not always timescale. All organisations and companies constantly look for people who are willing to learn new things and willing to adapt to new changes and ways of working. For example at the GLA they know they can teach you the technical skills through training or help from colleagues however in interview and application